Field and online experiments on self-control

  • Nicholas Burgera, Gary Charnessb, John Lynhamc
  • Published 2011


Self-control problems have recently received considerable attention from economic theorists. We conducted two studies involving behavioral interventions expected to affect performance, providing some of the first experimental data in this area. In the first we investigate whether evenly spaced interim deadlines lead to higher completion rates for a lengthy… (More)


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@inproceedings{Burgera2011FieldAO, title={Field and online experiments on self-control}, author={Nicholas Burgera and Gary Charnessb and John Lynhamc}, year={2011} }